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of his top commanders threatens attacks on the united states and its interests if the country gets drawn into a war with israel. bill: watch the story this week as david lee miller starts the coverage at u.n. what do we know about the threats out of iran that we're hearing, david lee? >> reporter: bill this threat was made over the weekend the same time the iranian president was meeting it with the secretary-general of the united nations. came from the top commander in the iranian revolutionary guard. he said u.s. interests in the middle east would be attacked if there is war between iran and israel. just a the show time ago the iranian president said they do not take threats from israel seriously or as he termed the zionists. we have all means at our disposal. in a short time he will speak at a conference here in the united nations on the rule of law. the secretary-general over the weekendened when they arememberting to shy away rhetoric. we'll see if he follows up on that. representing the u.s. interests, attorney general eric holder. bill: we'll listen carefully here. syria is on the
a coalition of countries is holding iran accountable and that is why the united states must do when we must to prevent iran -- that last part, the we must do what we must to prevent iran obtaining nuclear weapon. what does that mean? will he launch u.s. military action. what will he do if israel launch as unilateral attack before the election against iran to stop its nuclear program? these are the major questions. martha: that is to the heart of it. that is what benjamin netanyahu said, wait, wait for what? this is the crux of the tension between the two. ed, thanks so much. be back to you in a little while. bill: we want to get back to carl cameron. you know what is on the plate, whether it is egypt, or iran's nuclear program, the dust-up with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. do you know from the campaign whether or not governor romney will address any of this or all of it or stay away? >> reporter: in the clinton global initiative he will larkly focus on issues he was sort of asked to speak about which is international development. he has specific ideas. linking foreign aid to o
and iran is able to defend itself. look for delegations like the united states to walk out once again as soon as he starts criticizing israel. bill: there were stunning comments from pakistan's president last night. what was spoken there, jonathan? >> reporter: this is pretty extraordinary, bill. it reported on fox report but appeared to slip under the radar for a lot of media outlets because it was one of the final speeches of the day. just hours after president obama at the same podium called for tolerance and called for leaders of the muslim world to outright condemn the violence against u.s. interests that we've seen over the past couple of weeks, the pakistani president walked up to that podium, failed utterly to issue any strong condemnation of the protest, instead called on the united nations to lead a charge to make illegal for anyone, anywhere including here in the united states, to insult the prophet muhammad. listen to this. >> you can never condone violence. the international community must not become silent observer and should criminalize such attacks that destroy the pea
mahmoud ahmadinejad stood in the same spot. he lashed out against israel and the united states. >> translator: the current abysmal situation of the world and history due mainly to the wrong management of the world and the self-proclaimed centers of power who have entrusted themselves to the devil. bill: david lee miller now is live at the u.n. and what can we expect to hear from the israeli prime minister after he left israel late yesterday? david lee, good morning there. >> reporter: good morning, bill. it is expect the by many that israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu will essentially put forth the argument where the red line should be for military action against iran if in the eyes of israel and its allies that country continues to try to enrich enough uranium sufficient to make a nuclear bomb. netanyahu reacted earlier to the speech yesterday by mahmoud ahmadinejad, the iranian president, who spoke on the holiest day of the jewish year, yom kippur. the israeli prime minister said and i quote him, on this day we pray to be inscribed in the book life a platform was given
, and, more outreach and bringing his message to the people of the united states. what did you think about it? about that story? i found it very interesting. >> well, i thought it was interesting, and i think some of it, certainly, is true. he'd be silly not to be worried, according to the polls, it is all within the margin of error, this election with just over nine weeks left is absolutely up for grabs. he'd be naive and he's far from that, not to be worried but i also think there is a certain amount of spin in that article and obviously it helps, with their voters. if they say, the big guy is worried and the big guy wants to campaign harder and wants even longer days, then that is saying to his supporters, you have to get out there and work even harder for this guy, because this is a real fight and as far as the argument about, well, he'll be more of a compromiser in a second term, again, he's got to say things will be better than they were, obviously, there has been total gridlock for the last two years and i don't see any signs of it and i suppose if there were a sweeping electi
in the barrel. this is though arbitrary. think about this. the president of the united states appears on david letterman and does not know the size of the national debt, which under his watch --. >> at least did not admit it. >> at least didn't admit. he could have said. just over $16. 20 billion, 27 billion, depending on the time of the day he could have admit the. sort of like one of those moments you say, wait a minute. then he dismissed it as not being a problem in the short run. i mean the debt has grown from 10 trillion $800 billion to 16 trillion on his watch. it has gone from 40% of the gdp to 70% of the gdp. we're starting to look like grease and the president says i don't even know what the number is. nobody gives him his turn in the barrel. bill: you and him and other deactors would say it has gone up $6 trillion under your watch. >> 5 trillion to be fair. bill: $16 now and -- >> 10.8. i want to be fair to him. bill: here we have the polling numbers seem to suggest that the president's gaining sfwround on mitt romney. you're reaching back into 1980 to tell us things were much differ
is from the israeliss, we are willing to delay a military strike, which the united states has said they want the israelis to do, if america makes some kind of public promise about an attack. so far the words from secretary clinton though don't seem to show the united states is willing to do that, martha. martha: so, there has been a lot of discussion about perhaps an imminent attack coming from israel to takeout some of those facilities. where does all that stand now? >> reporter: if you read the israeli papers in the past month or so they said an attack was virtually guaranteed before the u.s. elections in november. that rhetoric has been dialed down. whether that is intentional as a head fake or that is really going on is yet to be seen. it's very clear that the israelis need to strike sooner than the americans do because the israelis have a much, much more limited long-range bombing capability. either way you can get a feeling from the ground here by what is in the papers. this is one of the main israeli dailies i want to show you from this weekend. this is a picture of all the
chairwoman, delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. [cheers and applause] heather: the president rallying the party affectful and making the case that he needs more time to finish the job while blasting his opponent's ideas as the failed policies of the past. he also acknowledged that the world has changed since he took office four years ago, and seemed to say that winning the american people to his cause is tougher. but when he did, democrats gave him one of the biggest hands of the night. >> i am no longer just a candidate. i'm the president. [cheers and applause] heather: wendell goler live from charlotte for us. wendell, what impact will today's job numbers have on the campaign? >> reporter: heather the job numbers were positive disappointing but not unexpected given the economy's slowdown since the end of last year. in his speech last night the president basically confirmed his campaign is left about hope or running on his record and more about buying time for his economic policies to work. >> the path we offer may be harder but it leads to a better p
simply bulldozing a few houses isn't going to make the united states and its allies change its tune. on the other hand president bashar al-assad is going to have to think at some point the world will get tired of his brutality and come in and decide whether there is a u.n. mandate or not they are going to indeed step in against president arizona. the latest u.n. enjoy who came out of syria trying to negotiate a peace says he has quote a nearly impossible job trying to do that. the syrians say they are more than happy to talk about a peace deal. they are blaming the united states, allies and some of the gulf countries, saying until the money is withdrawn from the rebels. there can be no peace. bill: leland advice earth is live in our middle east bureau in jerusalem. thank you. martha: the democratic convention kickoff soon behind us here in charlotte. they are continuing to put the finishing touches on it down there. "happening now" talks with former new mexico ambassador bill richardson, brit hume and brian swaoeut stker, and talking about president obama's hypercompetitive nature,
up. >> make it sounds like the president of the united states is bystander. he is the president. >> sean, this question came to me. he did not --. bill: sean, give sean the final seconds of this delayed satellite. sean, 10 seconds. go. >> the bottom line is the president didn't lead. americans aren't better off. you can't keep making excuses why things didn't get done. need to replace this president with mitt romney and paul ryan who have a plan to move america forward bottom line. >> maybe next time he does a convention speech he have can tell us what that plan is. bill: next time we put you in the. >> mitt 59 points to get the economy moving forward. bill: here's martha. martha: well, all right, we have 63 days to go, folks, until the election and it is all about that narrow slice of folks who have still not made up their mind out there. a brand new poll shows mitt romney with a slight lead in a state that president obama won last time around. which one is it? we'll show you when we come back. more "america's newsroom" live music: "make someone happy" music: "make
grow increasingly dangerous and hostile to the united states. bill: words from secretary gates were even stronger. chuck nash, retired u.s. navy captain, fox news military analyst. captain, good morning to you and welcome back here. >> good morning. bill: what gates calls the cuts at the end of the december, mindless cuts set to take effect. what do you make of that? >> essentially what we have ngress before it adjourned set up a doomsday scenario only they told everybody. if we don't come to agreement on the cuts what will happen we'll blow the whole thing up, we'll blow up the world. it is akin to the cleavon little character in "blazing saddles", saying if you don't back off, he gets it. guess what? the guns to the head. they will let this thing counts down, go to zero and blow up. and so, it is one of those things you want it real bad and you will get it real bad. bill: what gates says after the election in november, i'm using his words now, whatever adults remain in the two political parties will make compromises necessary to put the country back in order. he is not messing aro
this fight for him straight to the floor for the united states senate. reporter: her current strategy is to moderate scott brown to conservative positions, casting him as too extreme for massachusetts voters. >> scott brown's best hope is to steer clear of this. reporter: he dropped in for a single day, refusing a single slot. on the campaign trail, you will rarely hear him utter the word republican. >> scott brown, republican -- how many times have you heard him say that? reporter: at the same time, brown is trying to paint worn as antibusiness. adding that her support for president obama's claims of you didn't build that. >> if you build a factory, good for you. you moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us pay for reporter: warren is happy to amplify the most progressive rhetoric, hoping to win back democrats embraced her and 2008. reporter: massachusetts is one of the races who will control who earns the senate. the latest poll has drawn up by five points. but elizabeth warren has a substantial leading fundraiser. there have been some rocky moments in one's campaign.
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